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Many like Harish Kumar are enjoying their winter mornings, amid the work from home set-up, basking in the sunlight with a hot cuppa and newspaper; rather than rushing to office.

Delhi winter 2020: Warmth of home, a cozy bed and sunshine to beat the winter chill

Hindustan Times | By Mallika Bhagat, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 02:37 AM IST
Lazy mornings, snuggle time with pets and exercising amid #WorkFromHome are the small pleasures that have come along with winter, and are being cherished by many during the pandemic.
The start of winter is the best time to take a long walk in your neighbourhood park without breaking a sweat(Illustration: Aparna Ram)
The start of winter is the best time to take a long walk in your neighbourhood park without breaking a sweat(Illustration: Aparna Ram)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Winter is coming...

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:16 AM IST
Here’s how you can best enjoy the season in the times of Corona
As work from home begins to become more common, it is important to remember that we are more than just our job titles.(iStock)
As work from home begins to become more common, it is important to remember that we are more than just our job titles.(iStock)

How small changes helped me stay focused on my goals during the lockdown

By Partnered Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2020 10:18 AM IST
“Finding a balance between work and our interests is the key to staying productive and motivated, and all it takes is a bit of planning and discipline”—writes the Chief Creative Officer of a global marketing firm, in this deeply personal account.
Lifestyle factors may affect sperm parameters, pregnancy and miscarriage rates.(Unsplash)
Lifestyle factors may affect sperm parameters, pregnancy and miscarriage rates.(Unsplash)

These tips can help men boost their fertility naturally

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 07:13 AM IST
When a couple is having trouble getting pregnant, the focus often turns to a woman’s health. But men are equal partners in conception, they contribute approximately 40-50 per cent of all infertility cases.
Arunoday Singh’s first memory of being on stage is of playing Peter Pan in a school play(Photo: Ambika Singh)
Arunoday Singh’s first memory of being on stage is of playing Peter Pan in a school play(Photo: Ambika Singh)

Personal Agenda with Arunoday Singh: “The most dramatic thing I’ve done? I serenaded a girl by singing Frank Sinatra under her balcony!”

Hindustan Times | By Ananya Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON APR 26, 2020 12:05 AM IST
The actor and poet feels happy that social media has helped his poems to be loved and appreciated by many without waiting for some publisher to find him good enough to publish
Although life goes on you miss many things you took entirely for granted in pre-Coronavirus times(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)
Although life goes on you miss many things you took entirely for granted in pre-Coronavirus times(Photo imaging: Parth Garg)

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Post-Corona life

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 02:33 AM IST
When things go back to normal – and they will – this is what I will do first
Amaan Ali Bangash relaxes by spending time with his nephews. He also believes that short bursts of stress can help one accomplish a goal.
Amaan Ali Bangash relaxes by spending time with his nephews. He also believes that short bursts of stress can help one accomplish a goal.

“I don’t eat anything that doesn’t feel right,” says Amaan Ali Bangash

Hindustan Times | By Purnima Goswami Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 05:12 PM IST
The sarod player says that pizza, pasta and fried foods are a big no-no for him

CelebsPick: 5 books to read on a long weekend

Hindustan Times | By Lubna Salim
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2020 11:39 PM IST
Five authors pick books that you could wind-up with curling in bed
A luscious cup of coffee besides being an amazing beverage serves many purposes.(Unsplash)
A luscious cup of coffee besides being an amazing beverage serves many purposes.(Unsplash)

International Coffee Day: Four weird varieties of coffee we bet you didn’t know existed

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Neharika Prakash
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 11:34 AM IST
The best thing about the brewed drink is that there is no specific way of preparing it. It can be hot or cold, viscous or sloppy, bitter or sweet, it can be however you want it to be.
The delicate, impeccably detailed miniature paintings of Hasan Kale often require a magnifying glass to be able to see the nuances but can take months to complete. Seen here is Hasan’s take on Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa on a pumpkin seed.(Instagram/hasankale_microangelo)
The delicate, impeccably detailed miniature paintings of Hasan Kale often require a magnifying glass to be able to see the nuances but can take months to complete. Seen here is Hasan’s take on Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa on a pumpkin seed.(Instagram/hasankale_microangelo)

Hasan Kale, Turkey’s ‘Microangelo’ turns tiny objects into artworks

Istanbul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 12:58 PM IST
The delicate, impeccably detailed miniature paintings of Hasan Kale often require a magnifying glass to be able to see the nuances but can take months to complete.
Studies estimate that over 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed everyday. (Representational image)
Studies estimate that over 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed everyday. (Representational image)

The beverage that’s been waking up the world for over 500 years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2019 11:01 AM IST
When an Arab goatherd tasted some strange red berries, he wasn’t wrong in exclaiming that they were sent from heaven. He was also not aware that these berries would go on to become an integral part of several cultures and tribes, as well as an inseparable part of people’s morning routine across the world. From the world’s first monk baristas to the cappuccino in households, the journey of coffee is indeed a fascinating one.
Styling: Shreeja Rajgopal; make-up: Eshwar Log; hair: Deepali Deokar; outfit, Amit GT(Shivam Gupta)
Styling: Shreeja Rajgopal; make-up: Eshwar Log; hair: Deepali Deokar; outfit, Amit GT(Shivam Gupta)

Personal Agenda with Sayani Gupta: “I’d like to see a day when we’re less obsessed with stars”

Hindustan Times | By Drishti Vij
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 08:49 PM IST
The Article 15 actor also talks about Bollywood’s love for fair skin, and reveals the mystery behind ‘Baby ka mundi kaato’!
‘Keeping fit also keeps me mentally and emotionally balanced,’ says the 47-year-old actor, presenter and fashion designer. (Jitu Savlani)
‘Keeping fit also keeps me mentally and emotionally balanced,’ says the 47-year-old actor, presenter and fashion designer. (Jitu Savlani)

#Fitness: All I need is 45 minutes, says Mandira Bedi

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2019 01:10 PM IST
The actor has her fitness routine down to five simple steps that can be done even on the go and in small spaces.
Use the holidays to get your child hooked onto books and reading.(Shutterstock)
Use the holidays to get your child hooked onto books and reading.(Shutterstock)

Having fun with kids during holidays without travelling

Hindustan TImes, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2019 04:53 AM IST
The vacations are upon us, which means more time to spend with your children. If you are not travelling this summer, there is a lot you can do staying right at home.
This year Kajol will complete 20 years of marriage with the love of her life, Ajay Devgn.Styling by Aastha Sharma; Location Courtesy: JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu; Art Direction: Ananya Ghosh; Make-up: Melanie Dsouza; Hair: Sangeeta Kumar Hegde; Styling assistant: Reann Moradian(Colston Julian)
This year Kajol will complete 20 years of marriage with the love of her life, Ajay Devgn.Styling by Aastha Sharma; Location Courtesy: JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu; Art Direction: Ananya Ghosh; Make-up: Melanie Dsouza; Hair: Sangeeta Kumar Hegde; Styling assistant: Reann Moradian(Colston Julian)

The Marvellous Mrs Devgan: On the 20th anniversary of her wedding, Kajol gives her most intimate interview ever!

Hindustan Times | By Ryan Stephen
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 12:30 AM IST
In conversation with a close friend of 27 years,Kajol, now 44, takes stock of her life as an actor, wife and mother
From ‘how do I stop my head from spinning?’ to ‘will food worsen the nausea?’, we answer all your questions.(Unsplash)
From ‘how do I stop my head from spinning?’ to ‘will food worsen the nausea?’, we answer all your questions.(Unsplash)

Got a nasty hangover after a night out in town? Here’s how to fix it

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Shruti Dargan
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 01:07 PM IST
So, you took the party-till-you-drop mantra too seriously last night, huh? And now you have a throbbing headache and nauseating feeling that’s getting the better of you? Well, no need to regret the New Year’s Eve fun because of a hangover.
Scene in a Kerala village.(Corbis via Getty Images)
Scene in a Kerala village.(Corbis via Getty Images)

Review: The Town That Laughed by Manu Bhattathiri

Hindustan Times | By Revati Laul
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 10:35 AM IST
Quite unlike stories set in the city, The Town That Laughed promises to make you hear the cackle of the old grandmother and the lone bicycle bell getting louder as its approaches

Do you have a coffee mood? This International Coffee Day, we’re exploring Top 5 types of coffee-lovers

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2018 05:32 PM IST
Coffee is the reason why we have been successfully getting through our days at the workplace; somewhere we spend more than half our lives and then some. It’s easy to call it a weekday ‘potion of life’.
Satyajit Ray at home in Calcutta on 10 April, 1982.(Santosh Basak/ Getty Images)
Satyajit Ray at home in Calcutta on 10 April, 1982.(Santosh Basak/ Getty Images)

Review: Nayak - The Hero The Satyajit Ray film novelized by Bhaskar Chattopadhyay

Hindustan Times | By Revati Laul
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 12:23 AM IST
The 1966 Satyajit Ray classic, Nayak – The Hero, is a psychological drama. This book adaptation is a wonderful read.
‘La Main Ouverte’, 1954: The Open Hand monument in Chandigarh defined as ‘Open to Give, Open to Receive’. Not all of the city’s architecture carries that spirit, or maybe the fault is in its interpretation.(Image: FLC/ADAGP)
‘La Main Ouverte’, 1954: The Open Hand monument in Chandigarh defined as ‘Open to Give, Open to Receive’. Not all of the city’s architecture carries that spirit, or maybe the fault is in its interpretation.(Image: FLC/ADAGP)

Chandigarh, the city that’s not elsewhere

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aarish Chhabra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2018 11:58 PM IST
Is Chandigarh not the land of opportunity? The place that has jobs, wide eyes and roads; money, and big cars and houses, and all that jazz! At some point, that’s not enough.
Football journalist Andrew Flint is looking forward to travelling to all the 11 host cities of FIFA World Cup in his car.(HT Photo)
Football journalist Andrew Flint is looking forward to travelling to all the 11 host cities of FIFA World Cup in his car.(HT Photo)

FIFA World Cup 2018: For this British journalist, Russia is one freewheeling road show

Hindustan Times, Nizhny Novgorod | By Bhargab Sarmah
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 09:46 PM IST
Andrew Flint, a British football journalist, based in Tyumen, Siberia, left home in his car on the opening day of FIFA World Cup, June 14, eager to travel to all 11 host cities by road.
Can drinking 4 cups of coffee benefit the elderly?(Shutterstock)
Can drinking 4 cups of coffee benefit the elderly?(Shutterstock)

Consuming 4 cups of coffee daily may help boost heart functions in elderly

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 04:07 PM IST
The study showed that coffee promotes movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria -- cell powerhouse -- which then enhances their function to protect cardiovascular cells from damage.
Sila Samayangalil stars Prakash Raj, Ashok Selvan and Shreya Reddy.
Sila Samayangalil stars Prakash Raj, Ashok Selvan and Shreya Reddy.

Sila Samayangalil movie review: Priyadarshan directorial starring Prakash Raj and Ashok Selvan is pragmatic

Hindustan Times | By Priyanka Sundar, Chennai
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 09:44 AM IST
Sila Samayangalil, directed by Priyadarshan and starring Prakash Raj, Ashok Selvan and Shreya Reddy, is sometimes poetic and sometimes dark. What it is not is preachy.
Keep your heart healthy. A single cup of coffee contains about 95 mg of caffeine.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Keep your heart healthy. A single cup of coffee contains about 95 mg of caffeine.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

3 cups of tea or coffee a day is good for your heart. No energy drinks, please

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 07:16 PM IST
If coffee is the most loved beverage in the world, here’s more reason to fall for it: According to a new study, coffee and tea may not be too bad for your heart. Caffeine, on the other hand, should be avoided, say the experts.
Consuming hot water will not only help you shed extra belly fat but also keep health issues at bay.(Shutterstock)
Consuming hot water will not only help you shed extra belly fat but also keep health issues at bay.(Shutterstock)

Ditch that cup of coffee. Hot water may be the ultimate health drink for you

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 11:25 AM IST
Hot water may actually be the best tonic for health. From weight loss, to sinus issues and pain relief, there are tons of health benefits that it offers.
Customers are encouraged to lay down for a few minutes to contemplate their final moments.(Facebook)
Customers are encouraged to lay down for a few minutes to contemplate their final moments.(Facebook)

This ‘death cafe’ in Bangkok lets you lie in a coffin to get discounts on drinks

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 02:29 PM IST
The Kid Mai (Think New) Death Cafe wants you to confront your own mortality to become a better human being. The centrepiece is a decorated white coffin where customers can lay down for a few minutes — and secure a discount on a drink.
No matter what you apply on your skin or what you eat, if your state of mind is not healthy and stress free, it will not benefit your skin and hair.(Getty Images)
No matter what you apply on your skin or what you eat, if your state of mind is not healthy and stress free, it will not benefit your skin and hair.(Getty Images)

Stress can ruin your beauty in the most shocking way: Here’s how to fight back

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2018 04:37 PM IST
Stress can make you look much older than your real age, and it can lead to pimples, pigmentation and hair fall.
The ruling by Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle is said to be based on many studies tying a chemical named acrylamide, which is formed when coffee beans are roasted, to cancer.(Shutterstock)
The ruling by Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle is said to be based on many studies tying a chemical named acrylamide, which is formed when coffee beans are roasted, to cancer.(Shutterstock)

You can now breathe a sigh of relief, coffee has been stamped safe by cancer experts

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Cancer experts have stamped coffee as cancer safe.
The World Health Organization’s cancer agency moved coffee off the “possible carcinogen” list two years ago, though it says evidence is insufficient to rule out any possible role.(Shutterstock)
The World Health Organization’s cancer agency moved coffee off the “possible carcinogen” list two years ago, though it says evidence is insufficient to rule out any possible role.(Shutterstock)

Does drinking coffee lead to cancer? Science may have the answer

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 11:44 AM IST
The World Health Organization’s cancer agency moved coffee off the ‘possible carcinogen’ list two years ago, though it says evidence is insufficient to rule out any possible role.
(leekangbin91 Instagram Screengrab)
(leekangbin91 Instagram Screengrab)

‘Too beautiful to sip’: Korean barista creates colourful masterpieces on coffee

UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 01:05 PM IST
With over 1 lakh followers on Instagram, South Korean barista Lee Kang Bin creates what he calls ‘cremart’, using simple tools and food dyes
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